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Happy 12th Birthday Phoronix, 8th Birthday For Phoronix Test Suite

Phoronix turns 12 years old this morning, it's almost a teenager! Back on 5 June 2004 I was thinking why the heck is it difficult getting my ATI RV250 and USB mouse playing nicely with Mandrake, and went on to launch Phoronix for what would become the leading source for Linux hardware reviews.

5 June 2016 - Phoronix Birthdays - 14 Comments
The GTX 1080 Pascal Linux OpenGL / OpenCL / Vulkan Benchmarks Begin Tomorrow

I've been extremely anxious since the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070/1080 "Pascal" announcement last month to see how these cards perform under Linux using open standards like OpenGL, Vulkan, and OpenCL, and you probably have been too if you're reading Phoronix. Fortunately, the start of the GeForce GTX 1080 Pascal benchmarks will be revealed tomorrow.

2 June 2016 - NVIDIA GTX 1080 Linux - 52 Comments
AMDGPU, Dota 2 Vulkan, NVIDIA Pascal Were Wowing Linux Users

What a very fun month with Valve releasing Vulkan support for Dota 2, many AMDGPU improvements, Radeon / Nouveau / Intel Mesa drivers getting OpenGL 4.3, other Mesa improvements, Linux 4.7 is shaping up great, the announcement of NVIDIA's crazy fast GeForce GTX 1070/1080 "Pascal" cards, and then tonight still we have some exciting AMD announcements on tap from Computex.

31 May 2016 - May 2016 - 3 Comments
Vulkan Completely Dominated This Month

Vulkan was easily the most talked about subject matter this month on Phoronix, but aside from that there was also a whole lot of other exciting Linux and open-source content for your viewing pleasure.

29 February 2016 - Vulkan And Other Fun - 1 Comment
Show Appreciation For Linux Benchmarking & Hardware Testing This Weekend

With Valentine's Day this weekend, it's a great time to consider showing your support of Phoronix with all of the work invested daily for our timely open-source news, Linux hardware reviews, open-source benchmarking, and much more. As my appreciation for the community, I'm running a Valentine's Day special as well as working on some special content for the days ahead.

13 February 2016 - Valentine - 15 Comments
Finding The Perfect PC Components For Your Favorite Game Or Workload

With the latest code push today on has been one of the most sought after features of making it easier to find the best graphics card for your favorite game, the optimal processor for your computational tasks, and other workloads measured via our open-source, cross-platform benchmarking software.

9 February 2016 - Showdown - 26 Comments Server Migration In Process

This weekend is being moved off to some new server infrastructure for preparing for the new, delivering HTTPS by default, and yielding quicker load times for both it and

29 January 2016 - - 2 Comments
2015 End-Of-Year Reader Survey

With the year ending, of course, I'm already planning ahead and looking out for next year -- when Phoronix will be turning 12 years old. I'd much appreciate it if Phoronix readers find time over this holiday weekend or in the days ahead to complete a brief survey.

26 December 2015 - Phoronix Survey - 3 Comments
The Most Popular Linux Articles This Year: Windows 10, OS X, Linux Graphics

With the year quickly coming to a close, last weekend I covered the most popular Linux/open-source news this year so far of the 3,100+ original articles written on Phoronix. Today at Phoronix we're looking at the most popular featured articles and Linux hardware reviews in 2015, of which there have been 251 so far this year.

19 December 2015 - 2015 Linux Articles - 1 Comment

564 Phoronix news articles published on Phoronix.